Using Negative Examples to Teach Ethics? Why It’s Not Enough.

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton How many times have we tried to teach people about ethics by explaining every detail of what it doesn''t look like? We describe laws and regulations and ethics guidelines in great detail, then ask attendees if there are any questions. We can''t teach ethics by giving people negative examples. Ethical Leader Ethical Organization 7 Lenses business ethics complexity ethical business leadership ethical leadership leadership development

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Do Ethics Really Make You a Better Leader in Business?

Leading Blog

However, very few companies educate leaders about ethics and encourage leaders to discuss ethics with their teams. Ethics are usually an afterthought, taken seriously only after an event that causes a business or team to fall apart. Ethics prize the principle of truthfulness.

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Ethical Leaders And Workplace Culture: The Foundation Of Ethical Decision Making

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Dr. Steven Mintz: Ethical leaders create a culture in the workplace that promotes moral values and establishes an ethical tone at the top. Ethical leaders are role models for others in the organization to follow. Employees want to work for ethical organizations.

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5 Warning Signs Of Oversimplified Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Leaders and organizations can get into real trouble if they oversimplify ethics. Some examples of what that might look like include lonely ethics statements (that look good on paper but are not brought to life) and grand statements (that are vague and not well understood).

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Don’t Separate “Ethics” From “Leadership”

Leading in Context

Preparing For Ethical Leadership Preparing leaders for ethical leadership is a long-term process. For example, what message are we sending when we separate ethics training from other leadership training? The Risks of "Separate" Ethics Training I believe that we take an unnecessary risk when we separate ethics training from the rest of a leader's development. What could be the harm of separating ethics from leadership?

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A Leader’s strength is built upon Ethics, Morals, and Values

General Leadership

For my first post, I want to talk about my strongest passions: Leadership and Ethics, Morals, and Values. Ethics and leadership are inseparable. The post A Leader’s strength is built upon Ethics, Morals, and Values appeared first on General Leadership.

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Leading Ethically is the New Leading

Leading in Context

To embrace the "New Leading," we need to realize that leadership and ethics are joined in important ways. Many leaders have traditionally thought of ethics and leadership as two different things. That fragmented way of thinking is part of why we've reached a point where there are so many examples of ethical violations in the news. What Really Happens When We Separate "Leading" From "Ethically?"?

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Why Ethics are Essential for a Strong Team Culture

Strategy Driven

However, what has been largely overlooked by many business leaders is the essential foundation for a culture that sustains and thrives: Ethics. An understanding and common ethical language is missing for many organizations. Ethics as the Essential Foundation. Ethics in Practice.

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Our Thinking is an “Ethical Driver”

Leading in Context

We could even say that our thinking is in essence an "ethical driver" in that it affects the other variables that make up our leadership. Here are some examples of how our thinking influences our ethics as leaders: Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical ThinkingWhat we think influences how we behave.

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What is Unethical Leadership?

Leading in Context

Exploring "Unethical Leadership" How do we define unethical leadership? While there are hundreds of stories that illustrate examples of unethical leadership in the news, those stories taken together still do not clearly define the boundaries of what unethical leadership includes. Ethical Leader Ethical Organization ethical leadership context ethical leadership in a global society what are leadership skills what is ethical leadership what is leadership

The Ethics of Quality

Deming Institute

There is a strong correlation between quality and ethics. Leadership’s demonstration of their philosophy and practice of ethical behavior impacts the whole organization in education, government or commercial enterprises. Leadership’s example is critical.

Why Being an Ethical Leader Can Help Your Organization

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Andrew Leigh: First let’s get a little clearer about what being an ethical leader means. You may not be able to “see” someone is an ethical leader. So why should an organisation bother about having an ethical leader? That’s what ethical leaders do best.

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How Do You Make Better Decisions?

Leading in Context

Some of the ways we may be tempted to think through our challenges (how to stay within budget or how to be most profitable, for example) leave ethical values out of the equation. Ethical thinking helps us make good leadership decisions. When we use intentional ethical thinking, we make decisions based on ethical values. Using ethical thinking doesn't just help us do the right thing. By Linda Fisher Thornton. How do you make decisions?

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Making a Difference in the World

Leading in Context

There is More to Leadership There is much more to leadership than being at the front of the room during a meeting, or being the one to make the big decisions. I find that the most rewarding part of leadership is making a difference - in people''s lives, in the community, or in the world.

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Leaders Need to Play Show and Tell

Lead Change Blog

Too often people stop focusing on their personal learning and development once they reach a leadership position. It’s important to not just stay up to speed on the technical aspects of your team’s work, but also on general leadership and management practices. It’s the leader’s duty to share as much information as ethically appropriate, then trust their people to act correctly. Did you ever play Show and Tell when you were in elementary school?

Real-world examples of customer service

Lead on Purpose

They illustrate the significance of showing leadership in improving customer service. I have highlighted specific examples of how companies treat their customers — for the whole world to read no less!

The Advisor’s Corner – Can Ethics Be Learned?

Strategy Driven

Question : Can you teach ethics, or are we ‘hard wired’ and born with or without ethics? YES you can teach the principles and importance of ethics. YES , you can model the ethics you expect within your culture. O ne more example : Think about the ‘mafia.’

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August 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of development, engagement, productivity, team building, and more. Chris Edmonds of The Purposeful Culture Group provided Culture Leadership Charge: Learn Your Real Work Culture. Is It Ethics? To what degree does ethics play a part? Leadership.

Craft a Remarkable Personal Brand Statement! 29 Steps & Examples

Miles Anthony Smith

Uncover Effective, Expert Personal Brand Statement Examples​ What do Rand Fishkin, Charlie Puth, and Martha Stewart all have in common? They are all killer personal brand examples. Great leaders often align their leadership values with personal beliefs and ethics of their own.

Leadership is Representation

General Leadership

If you can’t be a good example, you’ll just have to be a horrible warning. This was simple ethics: an established standard of behavior based upon doing a good (right) thing.… Curator Posts air force Leadership positive quality ThornellAnonymous. How important is it to represent the organization properly?

GC19: Game-Thinking at Work: Enterprise Gamification Examples | with Jim Wexler

Engaging Leader

The post GC19: Game-Thinking at Work: Enterprise Gamification Examples | with Jim Wexler appeared first on Engaging Leader.

Workplace Wellbeing—A Strategy for Leadership

Strategy Driven

A focus on continuous professional development will help employees authentically link wellbeing to leadership, ethics and integrity; allowing your business to thrive, remain highly competitive and have a strong social responsibility ethic underpinning all that it does.

Building Trust: Paradoxical Qualities to Cultivate

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton As we progress on the learning journey toward positive leadership, some of the qualities we seek seem to be paradoxical. For example, as leaders we need to be CRYSTAL CLEAR in outwardly communicating what we expect and also OPEN to hearing input from others that might change our plans. Complexity Context Ethical Leader 7 Lenses ethical global ethics leadership context leading ethically learning trust what is ethical behavior

Building Trust: Paradoxical Qualities to Cultivate

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton As we progress on the learning journey toward positive leadership, some of the qualities we seek seem to be paradoxical. For example, as leaders we need to be CRYSTAL CLEAR in outwardly communicating what we expect and also OPEN to hearing input from others that might change our plans. Complexity Context Ethical Leader 7 Lenses ethical global ethics leadership context leading ethically learning trust what is ethical behavior

Ethical Dilemmas: Free Choice or Corporate Memes

Coaching Tip

A good example of a corporate meme expressed during the financial crisis (even as the subprime crisis worsened) by Charles Prince, former CEO of Citigroup: "As long as the music is playing, you've got to get up and dance," he said. In " Giving Voice to Values ," author Mary C.

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June 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Chip Bell shared The Secret Sauce of Leadership Communications. Jesse explains: “According to Warren Bennis, ‘Just about everything written today about leadership and organizations comes from Mary Parker Follett’s writings and lectures.’

REI Sets The Example For Creating And Living Core Values

Eric Jacobson

Integrity -- We live by a code of rock-solid ethics, honesty, and decency. Books For Managers Management Leadership Core Values General Management Skills Communications Skills Leadership SkillsAre you a leader who is struggling with how to write your company's core values?

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January 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Chris Edmonds of the Purposeful Culture Group contributed Culture Leadership Charge: The Right Culture Matters. David shares a better way to meet your leadership challenges.”

Passion or Work Ethic? Which Comes First?

Steve Farber

My good friend and work-ethic expert, Eric Chester , (author of the fantastic Reviving Work Ethic: A Leader’s Guide to Ending Entitlement and Restoring Pride in the Emerging Workforce ) recently shared with me his perspective on the relationship between passion and work.

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Leadership in a Changing Culture

Lead Change Blog

One startling example from my past, doomed to glorious failure from the outset, was a former Head of Service, who said at our very first senior staff meeting, “From now on, we will pursue the leadership model of Ready, Fire, Aim!”. That example highlights the potential impact of leadership in any change process, for good or ill. Through sustaining a healthy, ethical and moral imperative that the change is positive for the right reasons. Leadership

28 Leadership Development Recommendations for your Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September edition of the Leadership Development Carnival ! I recommend it for others but whether it belongs in an IDP would depend on if the organization committing to the type of Leadership presented in the book.

“Good Products”: Beyond Convenience and Flavor

Leading in Context

For example, tasty convenient clean colorful nutritious. Context Ethical Leader business ethics ethical leadership context ethics leadership development leadership ethics trainingWe could define a "good product" a number of different ways.

April 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! As I read through this month’s Leadership Development Carnival entries, I felt a bit of the same. What unites them is their love of leadership and their ability to articulate their outstanding ideas.

July 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, employee performance and engagement, personal and professional development, productivity, team building, and more. Paul states: “ The old ‘chain of command’ leadership style is outmoded. Ken Downer of Rapid Start Leadership provided Leading When Things Go Wrong: Playing Soccer on the Ice.

Precautionary Principle: Profiting With Care

Leading in Context

Following the Precautionary Principle as business leaders, for example, we would avoid using product ingredients that may be harmful in addition to avoiding those that we know are harmful. Complexity Ethical Organization ethical leadership ethical leadership in a global society leadership and management management and leadership what is ethical leadership what is leadershipWhat is the Precautionary Principle?

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12 Core Competencies For Great Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Asked to define what a great leader is, many people might say something like “Great leaders have integrity” or “Great leaders inspire people” or “Great leaders lead by service and setting the right example.”. At its root, leadership is a collection of competencies.

Are You Suffering From Truth Decay?

Lead Change Blog

Leaders can not underestimate the power of leading by example. Leadership guru Warren Bennis has noted, “So much lip service is paid to the issue of business ethics; but how do you in fact build an organization distinguished by tangible integrity, moral vision, and transparency? Personal Development trustworthy truth decay ethics honesty Leading With Trust Respect Trust Building

Is it Time to Refresh the Roots of Change Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

What do you think characterises modern-day change leadership practice? In truth, a casual observer focused on media channels might be hard pressed to move beyond greed, vested interests, abuse of power, poor ethics, ‘Me first’, and a top-down targeted culture. How not to do change leadership! Unfortunately, highly effective change leadership is that most valuable and rare commodity. At the heart of my view lies a need to refresh our leadership roots.

Leadership Hinges Upon What You Do – Not Who You Are

Lead Change Blog

Studies have been conducted to prove that leadership is achievable. But leadership is a combination of some tangible things and some less tangible qualities. Even if you are not yet in a position of power, it is still necessary to work on your leadership skills.

May 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! This edition touches on so many nuances of leadership! Anne Perschel of Germane Consulting submitted Is This Leadership Myth Leading You to Fail? To trigger innovative leadership, we need to be the example.

No Excuses = Real Leadership

N2Growth Blog

True leadership demands the character to demonstrate personal responsibility for one’s actions, and the courage to hold others accountable for theirs. The fastest way to lose respect as a leader is to focus on optics over ethics. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth .

Become The Leader Worth Following

Lead from Within

Examples of leaders are everywhere. The ones that extend themselves to keep promises, act ethically, lead by example, show fairness, act out of humility, show confidence, and demonstrate trust. A leader worth following leads by example.

Leadership as Selflessness

Great Leadership By Dan

Green : With the great Nelson Mandela struggling with health issues, we’ve been thinking a lot about the general phenomenon of leadership. BIOS: Al Gin i is a Professor of Business Ethics and Chair of the Department of Management in the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago.